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About the Ashland Police Department

 The Ashland Police Department is a full service law enforcement agency that provides 24 hour service to it's citizens. The department is currently staffed with 27 employees, that is organized into Patrol, Investigations, Civilian Support Staff, and volunteer Auxiliary Patrol Officers.

The department is located at 601 England Street, the main east-west corridor of the Town. Lobby hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. An emergency call box that will call 911 when activated is located at the front door the the Police Department to summon assistance when our lobby is closed.

The Ashland Police Department works in partnership with the Hanover County Sheriff's Office to provide quality police services to its residents and businesses. For further information, please contact us at (804) 798-1227.

Mission Statement 


he mission of the Town of Ashland Police Department is to provide professional law enforcement services to our citizens, our businesses and our visitors. We will uphold justice, with compassion, integrity, and courage.


Core Values

The following values will guide the actions of all members of the Ashland Police Department:                                        
We are committed to holding ourselves accountable to the highest standards of conduct. We recognize the trust that our citizens place in us and we will diligently work to never betray that trust.

No one will be turned away, we will provide services to those who we can, and give positive direction to the agencies that can help those we cannot.

We will be loyal to our badge, the community and to our profession.

We are dedicated to upholding the constitution and providing fair and equal law enforcement services to all persons.

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